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Can XML files be compressed safely?

Created: 29 Oct 2013 | 3 comments

We have 114748 .xml files under /usr/openv/netbackup/db/snapshot/vm that

haven’t been touched in over 90 days.  Can they be gzipped to

gain some space?

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Multi-Steve's picture

Thank you for the reply.  Reading that bit, it seems that the files *could* be gzipped and expanded if a restore was necessary.  Is this a valid assumption?

revaroo's picture

Steve, it's an assumption at best. I found this forum post about it too:

 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/fic...